Thomas Kane Scotland

Biography of Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane
Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane was born in Glasgow and graduated MB, ChB from the University in 1939. During the war he served in the Merchant Navy as a surgeon.

Kane was killed on 19 October 1940 when his ship, SS Sulaco, was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-Boat while sailing in a convoy in the Atlantic.


Thomas Kane
Born 1 July 1915, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 19 October 1940.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1939;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: John Kane
War Service: Surgeon, Merchant Navy
Grave / Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 21st Jan 2008

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  • Graduate

WWII Roll of Honour